Tag Archive: analyzer

Feb
16

Control Classes – Dubai

In late November, 2014 I traveled to Dubai to teach the Control Loop Foundation class. This class is based on the book Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes and is a standard class offered by Emerson’s education department. In this class the students used the book’s web site to perform the workshops that …

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Dec
29

Expanding the Use of DeltaV Advanced Control

At Emerson Exchange, 2014, I hosted a Meet the Expert Session on Expanding the Use of DeltaV Advanced Control. The panelists in this session were:  Willy Wojsznis , Emerson Process Management Louis Heavner , Emerson Process Management Terry Blevins – Principal Technologist, Emerson Process Management Terry Chmelyk , Spartan Controls Christopher McNabb – Senior Engineering …

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May
23

Applications – Distillation Control

The fourth workshop in chapter 16 of Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes allows the reader to explore the different features of distillation control. Continuous distillation is used in many industries to separate mixtures of liquids based on differences in their volatility. Within a distillation column, the vapor rising from the bottom of …

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May
09

Applications – Continuous Chemical Reactor

As mentioned in my previous blogs on the book Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes, the application examples included in Chapter 16 illustrate the various ways single loop and multi-loop control techniques may be used automate plant control. The third workshop exercise in this chapter allows the reader to explore the different features …

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May
02

Applications – Batch Chemical Reactor Control

As mentioned in my previous blogs on the book Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes, the application examples included in Chapter 16 illustrate the various ways single loop and multi-loop control techniques may be used automate plant control. The second workshop exercise in this chapter allows the reader to explore the different features …

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Dec
06

Roundtable Presentation – Life Science Industry Forum

The Food and Drug Administration issued the guideline “Guidance for Industry, PAT — A Framework for Innovative Pharmaceutical Development, Manufacturing, and Quality Assurance” in September, 2004. The objective of this guidance was to “describe a regulatory framework (Process Analytical Technology, PAT) that will encourage the voluntary development and implementation of innovative pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, and …

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